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>> i remember one time we were on tv. he always had us doing different things. everyone liked him. >> this is video that we shot back when he directed a jazz band. he started teaching in baltimore schools back in 1973 and his career spanned 38 years. it seems he was just in the wrong place at the wrong time saturday when a stolen white mercedes slammed into his van and another parked car. police say earlier that morning one of the suspects shot a man in the chest and legs all liberty hyde 70 and sped off in the man's car. police found one of those suspects a short time later
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after a crash that laterhairston's life. >> the world is just crazy nowadays. to think that i know someone and happen to them like that. >> they are still looking for the second suspect. >> anne arundel county police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who killed a bicyclist. officials a 25-year-old alex hernandez was hit while riding his bike across ritchie highway. police suspect whatever vehicle was involved has damage to the front passenger side headlamp, windshield, and mirror. if you have any information at all, you are urged to contact anne arundel county police. a suspected drug dealer is behind bars accused of leading police on a high-speed chase. it started just after 11:00 this
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morning when police say the suspect led them down the speed of the park where it speeds up to 100 miles an hour. we are told sympton rammed a police cruiser sending it up on the median. it ended on the foot chase and they arrested him inside a store in arundel mills mall. he faces a dozen traffic charges and intent to sell drugs, including police, assault, and driving on suspended license. >> baltimore police have a person in custody tonight in connection with the shooting of two private security guards. they were shot thursday night after representative confrontation near a town house complex. police believe the mail are returned fire. so far no charlize have been filed.
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two men indicted on charges of trying to suppress voter turnout pleaded not guilty in court today. they are at the center of that election date robocalls scandal. as jayne miller explains, they must decide how they plan to fight the case. >> paulschurick and julius henson each entered pleas of not guilty today in circuit court. each is accused of violating state law by hatching an alleged scheme to keep black voters at home last election day by using robocalls sent to hundreds of homes a few hours before the polls closed. it was designed to promote confusion to keep voters in largely african-american precincts at home. >> we believe the facts will not support those allegations. petit was an early supporter of
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bob ehrlich and says he has knownschurick for 10 years. he says he is not worried about taking the case before a city jury, the same people who got the call. >> any consideration you try to move it out of baltimore city? >> i have not considered that at this point in time. i have no plans to do so. >> do you since and was hired by the gerlach campaign. a trial date is set for early september. >> police are investigating an alarming string of convenience store holds that spent three counties over the weekend. the first happen around 11:00 saturday night on bellaire sell parkway. police say the suspect fled when the car pulled the alarm. police in surrounding areas say they are working together to find possible connections between the robberies. >> two in the early morning
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hours seem to have some similarities in nature. the detectives will try to ascertain if there is a connection between the two and the third one that took place later in the day. >> the attacks left at least one clerk wounded. >> baltimore city's bottle tax is back in the news. the revenue numbers are in and tonight there is a new push to repeal the controversial tax. george lettis is live at city hall with the very latest. >> the first year of a bottle tax generated about $1 million less than expected. that and reports of shrinking profits for businesses or the driving forces behind a bill to end the tax a year earlier. by most bottled drinks in baltimore city costs customers an extra two pennies, but in the year since the attack started, convenience stores like three brothers in southwest said the tippees' have cost them customers and 12% to 15% in
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profits. >> when you discuss laying an employee of, that is the last thing i want to do. everyone has been here for quite some time and they have families. if somebody has transportation, they will drive to the county to save that money. >> at monday night's city council meeting, a bill was introduced to end the tax next summer. it is supposed to be in place until at least 2013. the bill's co-sponsor points to this 70 jobs lost at the pepsi bottling plant in north baltimore. >> the pepsi plants are very competitive with other plants in the mid atlantic area and this beverage tax has caused them to lose an edge and a portion of the plant was shut down. >> the tax money goes toward keeping up appearances in baltimore county like boarding of vacant homes and graffiti cleanup. it brought in nearly $5 million to city coffers but the mayor's number-cruncher's expected
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about 6 million. >> we are climbing our way out of the recession and revenues from the bottle tax helped us. >> if the bottle tax is repealed, the big question is, what revenue will replace it? so far, no official proposals on that from city council. live at city hall, george lettis, wbal-tv 11 news. >> this morning we showed you some of america's most hated fees from air travel to rental cars. many of you told us the ones you pack most take. you can find them all listed on our website, >> the house is set to vote on a measure that will more than likely go nowhere. it will allow the federal government to borrow another
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$2.4 billion. a vote on the tea party backed bill will come tomorrow and the president has vowed to veto it. >> all we ask for is that we balance our budget, for the president to suggest that balancing our budget is not common ground does provide clarity. >> the obama administration continues to call for a long- term plan to extend the debt limit and rein in spending. a deal needs to be reached by august 2 to avoid what the treasury secretary called an unfair tax on all americans. after a little tweaking, michele bachmann is now the ninth gop presidential hopeful to sign what is being called the pledge. says the federal government should not borrow more unless there are immediate spending cuts and a constitutional amendment to balance the federal budget. she added stipulation that would repeal last year's health-care overhaul. >> this is a positive plan to
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move our economy forward, something that president obama has simply failed to do. again, it is important to remember that even if we pass this bill, that does not necessarily follow that we must increase the debt ceiling. >> she has avoided signing the pledge for weeks, and despite signing it today with the stipulation, she says she is still voting against raising the debt ceiling, even if the conditions are met. >> tonight, the oppressive heat is threatening to send food prices in the same direction as the temperature, up. 62 million people, 20% of the nation's population are dealing with heated by trees. for farmers and ranchers, the problem is much more serious. they are now dealing with scorched crops and a massive cattle sell-off because there is not enough water to go around. >> we will get a little taste of that heat wave here in maryland later on this week.
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more on that in just a few minutes. >> of baltimore city fire academy cheating scandal. details, coming up. >> where is casey anthony? everybody wants to know where the florida mother will spend her new-found freedom after being acquitted o killing her daughter. tonight her relatives in ohio are speaking out. >> let it be over. let it go away. she should go away. i don't want
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>> another twist in the news of the world scandal. police said the reporter who blew the whistle on the phone hacking was found dead in his home. authorities do not suspect foul play. this follows news that the second in command at scotland yard has stepped down. insists there was no wrongdoing. >> we in the police are research
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truly accountable. those of us to take on the most difficult jobs clearly have to stand up and be counted when things go wrong. >> the allegations have already led to 10 arrests and have forced to other high-profile resignations, including the head of scotland yard last night. >> we don't know where casey at the is spending her freedom, but we do have an idea where she is not welcome. she walked out of jail sunday night. speculation has been mounting on where she will live after being acquitted on charges of killing her 2-year-old daughter. she has family in ohio, but today an aunt confirmed that she is not going there. >> i am sick to death of it. i don't want to see any money go anywhere that has anything to do with the death of that child. it is like dancing on her grave. >> strange turn of events during
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a rescue attempt in oregon. authorities pulled a mother and four children from a burning house today, only to find some of the victims had been stabbed. the father was taken to the hospital under police watch. the incidents have been classified as homicide and arson. >> the baltimore city fire department temporarily suspended its ems trading program in light of a cheating scandal. we are told 20 cadets were involved. david collins explains the fire chief has now launched an internal investigation. >> a cheating scandal at the ball for city fire academy that involves as many as 20 cadets has forced the suspension of the trainer at the facility. the fire chief says he is personally disappointed and has taken steps to get to the bottom of it. >> when something like this happen if it reflects on the whole agency. unfortunately, somebody decided
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to do something they should not have, and we are all going to pay the price for that. >> state investigators believe the cheating to place on june 14. a probe was conducted based on a complaint filed with the agency. the compliance officer concordant -- concluded students did possessed confidential state testing materials prior to the assessment of their skills learned in class. according to a source, the fire academy instructor was ordered to provide material in advance of the test. the chief has asked the fire marshal's office to launch an internal investigation, something he expects to be finished in two weeks. the chief also confirms he was put on notice. in addition to launching an internal investigation, the chief or the training facility to temporarily close and instructors have been reassigned
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to field duty. the agency could revoke the academy's privilege of providing certified ems training, and that would force the city to outsource its own ems program. >> is not our intent to get out of the business of teaching our folks emergency medicine. we have to do that, but we cannot do the way we have been doing it. >> mims has agreed to retest the 20 cadets provided with the, the digital material. officials emphasize none of those students have been involved in calls for service. >> trading was also suspected in that fire department back in 2007. officials concluded the testing was administered in what was considered an unsecured environment. the students were also retested. the massive howard streets fire was 10 years ago. to mark the occasion, first
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responders and officials met in baltimore to perform crisis response exercises. it is a practice the mayor says is of utmost importance. >> what we do in training and preparation makes as good at what we do when we have a crisis. this work is important. i am prayerful that we never have to use it. >> officials say temperatures inside the tunnel that day reach more than 1500 degrees. we look back with pictures of the aftermath on our website, >> while 20% of the nation swelters in the heat wave, residents in mississippi and louisiana are dealing with flooding. commuters woke up to flooded streets and power outages. the strong storms move on before sunrise but it made it a rough morning for most in that region. >> rain and flooding in new orleans. a tropical storm in the atlantic, plus a heat wave.
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is anything else going on? >> the major weather had line for us will be the heat eventually. we get 95 today and it was like an atmospheric appetizer for later on in the week. it is going to get hot. right now, here is a look at the radar. the rain and mist us to the north and west this evening. storms out in western maryland and back in the mountains. all that missed us and we wound up with the dry evening. we did see something develop over the next couple of hours as we head into tomorrow morning. i would not be surprised if that happened. right now there is nothing going on. it is 81 degrees in catonsville. maybe the low 70's by tomorrow morning, and of course he is muddier out there. -- it is muggy out there.
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it made it into the upper 90's as far north as minneapolis st. paul this afternoon. the corps that he will stay west of us for a couple of days because there is a cold front coming across the great lakes. it will hold off the core of the heat for a couple of days and give us a chance for thunderstorms or shower tomorrow, and it will keep tropical storm bret off the southeast coast. that front is very important to the weather here on the east coast. as of 11:00, maximum sustained winds of about 60 miles per hour. a pretty strong tropical storm and it may still get up to hurricane strength. i think is going to stay offshore over the next couple of days. we'll keep you updated. tonight, expect partly cloudy skies and a slight chance for showers or thunderstorms. during the day tomorrow, a mix
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of clouds and son, hot and humid with the chance for a shower or storm. maybe elaborate on wednesday, down to 92, but then the real heat comes then -- may be a break on wednesday. with the heat and -- index, near 105 by the end of the week. hopefully it will go back often to the 80's by monday of next week. >> threats of have arrived in town and the orioles have to quiet the crowd that camden yard with a comeback. jackpot is an estimated $1.1 million. in numbers for this monday arkla
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19-18-27-3-43-42. if no one matches all six numbers on one line of a ticket, the jackpot climbs to $1.2 million. the next drawing is thursday night right here on wbal-tv 11. the maryland
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hi parents, it's going to be such a big school year. your kids will each take care of our class hamsters, lewis & clark. then i'll tell them the story of pluto, the sad little planet that was.
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i'll introduce them to some new friends, the fractions, and some cold blooded ones, the dinosaurs. [sfx: dinosaur growl] clark! anyway, here's what they'll need: markers, scissors, crayons, pencils, folders, juice boxes, pretzel sticks, glue sticks, tape that sticks, and glitter. so much glitter. school takes a lot. target has it all.
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>> kevin gregoire and david ortiz will both sit down this season at the yard, both serving suspensions for a fight. the red sox pummelled the pitching tonight, winning 15-10. the first inning, derrek lee, the ball carrying in the camden yards heat. the first triple in two years. adam jones and matt we are scored. during his bill buckner impersonation. carl crawford scored, 4-2 boston.
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the orioles playing catch up the rest of the night. j.j. hardy tonight, a quick return on the investment. a two-run home run and that pull the orioles within 2, down 6-4. darnell mcdonnell comes in to score, 9-7 boston. renting is a better option after this outing. adam jones hits the mound and goes all the way back to the wall. boston beat the orioles 15-10 as the orioles wasted biggest run total since late april. working on the final details for a new labor plan. owners and players remain on track to vote on the new labor deal later this week, in time to save the regular season and the preseason, too. talks continue today in new york
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but both sides appear ready to break out the ballot box. the players' executive committee will meet tomorrow in washington. the players will -- look on track to vote on any deal on wednesday providing the lawyers have finished the documents. players need a simple majority to approve a new deal, and owners need 80%. the teams could reopen their facilities by friday with training and opening next week. a flight from frankfurt germany to new york takes about seven hours. for a soccer team, it probably felt considerably longer. the u.s. team arrived in new york today and had 13.5 million tv viewers in the united states.
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it did little to consult him. -- to console them. >> i am trying to figure it out and make sense of it. there are so many different ways to make sense of it right now. right now i am just trying to say it was japan's destiny. there was something special about that japanese team. they played with so much passion. they were playing for reason bigger than the game itself. >> this penalty kick tops all others. united arab imminence playing lebanon. a backwards penalty kick. it is worth a look from a couple of different angles. the goalie gets completely confused and actually moves out of the way. at least the u.s. women did not lose on a goal that looked like that. >> it could be worse. a lot of people are kind of down on the u.s. women's soccer team
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today. the whole country got behind them. if you are going to be behind it team, you have to be behind them win or lose. it is not like they lost to a bad team. magic happens, but it does not always happen to your team. >> we will be back with more
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>> we have had the appetizer. >> sometimes i do not remember what i say. today was an atmospheric appetizer. we hit 95, and at the end of the week, we get the main course. tomorrow will be 93, 92 on wednesday, and then we turn up the heat. the heat index at the end of the week will be up around 105. the last two weeks of july are typically the hottest part of the year. >> did you want mile or hot air with your appetizer? >> the tonight show with jay leno is coming your way next. >> thank you for joining us. good night, everybody. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national caption
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